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New Bern NC

Catching up on Good News in New Bern

After a two-week hiatus, our inbox was full of positive change and good news happening around town! Highlights include: Craven PIE’s Stuff the Bus Event, Craven Smart Start’s Winner of WITN’s Eastern NC Cares, Backpack Blessing Donation, and CarolinaEast Foundation presents Nursing Scholarships through the Joseph Hageman Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund.   Craven …

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Pre-K Registration for Four-Year-Old’s Online until June 16

The Craven County School District is holding on-line registration for children who will be four years of age by August 31, 2020, for pre-kindergarten programs offered by Craven County for the 2020-2021 school year. The registration/application window will be available online until June 16th. Parents interested in applying should visit www.cravenk12.org/domain/251 and click …

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Craven Smart Start Is Recognizing and Assisting Early Childhood Workforce

New Bern, NC – Although their office is temporarily closed to the public and their staff telework because of coronavirus restrictions, Craven Smart Start, Inc is launching a public awareness campaign over the next two weeks.  The objectives of the campaign are to educate the public about the critical role played by the …

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Craven Smart Start Holiday Hustle Race Fundraiser on December 14th

New Bern, NC – Craven Smart Start will host the 7th Annual Holiday Hustle charitable race event on December 14th. The Holiday Hustle will feature the Tinsel 10K and the Jingle Bell Jog 5K, which takes runners on a course through downtown New Bern. The Tinsel 10K, sponsored by B/S/H, and the Jingle …

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Late Registration for Craven County Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start

New Bern, NC – Craven County Schools and Coastal Community Action, Inc. will be holding registration for four year old’s for the NC Pre-Kindergarten Program and Head Start Program for the 2019-2020 school year at J.T. Barber Elementary School, located at 1700 Cobb Street in New Bern, on Monday, July 29, 2019, from …

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Meeting to Focus on Summer Activities for Children

New Bern, NC – Craven Smart Start will host a Craven Early Learning Network meeting on Wednesday, June 12th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA), located at 2842 Neuse Boulevard in New Bern. Vickie Sherman with Focus Therapy Services, Inc. will present information about the non-profit, …

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Kindergarten: Ready, Set, Go Information Sessions to Be Held

by Pinkie S. Moore Parents who have a child entering public school kindergarten in Craven County are invited to attend Kindergarten:  Ready, Set, Go, a free information session to help parents prepare for their child’s transition to kindergarten. Children must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2019, to be …

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Holiday Hustle

Craven Smart Start Holiday Hustle Planned for December 8th

Craven Smart Start will host the 6th Annual Holiday Hustle charitable race event on December 8th. The Holiday Hustle will feature the Tinsel 10K and the Jingle Bell Jog 5K, that takes runners on a course through downtown New Bern, starting and ending at Union Point Park.  The event also features the Santa …

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Book Drive for Craven County Children

Craven County Partners In Education Announces Book Drive

Partners In Education and Craven County Schools, Craven Smart Start and Newspapers In Education, are providing an opportunity for our community to donate books for Craven County Schools’ media centers and classrooms. The Book Drive will take place November 5-9, 2018. The drop-off locations are:  the Sun Journal at 3200 Wellons Blvd., Craven …

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